Failed relationships

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  • Failed relationships
    • Pelagia and Mandras
      • Unequality in the rship
        • "At least I don't think I'm inferior"
          • Class/ intellectual barriers
            • "I can't see myself saying 'Come on Pelagia, lets talk about politics'"
            • Unequality in the rship
              • "At least I don't think I'm inferior"
                • Class/ intellectual barriers
                  • "I can't see myself saying 'Come on Pelagia, lets talk about politics'"
              • Marvell can't be with Mary Fairfax because of class barriers
                • "Begotten by despair upon impossibility"
                  • Doesn't share Gatsby's devotion and optimism ; more accepting
        • Marvell can't be with Mary Fairfax because of class barriers
          • "Begotten by despair upon impossibility"
            • Doesn't share Gatsby's devotion and optimism ; more accepting
      • Deification of lover
        • Gatsby's idealisation of Daisy pushes their rship further away
          • "Daisy tumbled short of his dreams"
        • Mandras deifies Pelagia so "the dream  of Pelagia was better then Pelagia herself"
    • Daisy and Gatsby
      • Gatsby is "dirt poor and Daisy has "a voice full of money"
      • Gatsby's idealisation of Daisy pushes their rship further away
        • "Daisy tumbled short of his dreams"
    • A Nocturnal upon St. Lucie's Day
      • Idea of being nothing/deadwithout a loved one
        • "He(love) ruined me, and I am begot"
      • Has no reason to live without loved one
        • "I should prefer, If I were any beast" - animals have reason to live
    • Carlo &Francesco
      • Carlo has no reason to live without F
        • Has no reason to live without loved one
          • "I should prefer, If I were any beast" - animals have reason to live
        • "The word heartbroken occurs to me" (Ch24)
      • Failed because of societal restrictions
        • Daisy and Gatsby
          • Gatsby is "dirt poor and Daisy has "a voice full of money"
      • Carlo can't confess his love to F because of societal views
        • "I am like Atlas bowed down forever beneath a burden"
        • "I will be told; that it is a perversion, an abomination"
      • Failed because only confesses love on F's death; "Francesco, I have alway loved you"
    • The Definition of Love
      • They are "truly parallel" - meant for each other but doomed to never be together

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